Last week, Alan Wilder stunned Depeche Mode fans worldwide by joining his former band onstage at London’s Royal Albert Hall for the first time in 16 years to accompany Martin Gore during a performance of “Somebody” at a Teenage Cancer Trust charity concert (see video here).
Now, thanks to a sharp-eyed reader, comes this pro-shot news footage — posted above — that gives a brief, behind-the-scenes look at the event, with both Wilder and Gore discussing the concert and their unexpected reunion.
UPDATE 2/23/10: Here’s HD footage of Wilder and Gore soundchecking “Somebody.”
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